Columbia County, New York Population 2022

Columbia County, New York's estimated population is 58,489 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, New York is the 44th largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 63,036 and has seen a growth of -7.21% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179027,7320.00%
180035,4727,74027.91%
181032,390-3,082-8.69%
182038,3305,94018.34%
183039,9071,5774.11%
184043,2523,3458.38%
185043,073-179-0.41%
186047,1724,0999.52%
187047,044-128-0.27%
188047,9288841.88%
189046,172-1,756-3.66%
190043,211-2,961-6.41%
191043,6584471.03%
192038,930-4,728-10.83%
193041,6172,6876.90%
194041,464-153-0.37%
195043,1821,7184.14%
196047,3224,1409.59%
197051,5194,1978.87%
198059,4877,96815.47%
199062,9823,4955.88%
201063,036540.09%
201162,528-508-0.81%
201262,449-79-0.13%
201362,170-279-0.45%
201461,942-228-0.37%
201561,434-508-0.82%
201660,835-599-0.98%
201760,338-497-0.82%
201859,785-553-0.92%
201959,461-324-0.54%
202059,137-324-0.54%
202158,813-324-0.55%
202258,489-324-0.55%
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Columbia County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,95188.23%
Black or African American2,5124.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.09%
Asian1,0711.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%
Some Other Race1,2162.03%
Two or More Races2,2073.68%
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Columbia County, New York Population by Race

Columbia County, New York Population Pyramid 2022

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Columbia County, New York Median Age

48.5


Total

47.6


Male

49.4


Female

Columbia County, New York Adults

There are 49,646 adults, (14,357 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, New York.

Columbia County, New York Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

30,063

50.09%

Male

29,953

49.91%

Columbia County, New York Population by Age

Columbia County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Columbia County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
Male75.2%24.8%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female55.2%44.8%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,3232.2773.2
Married12,5222.885.1
Male1,1083.2175.2
Female2,5752.9455.2
Non Family9,1181.2561.6

2.75

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Columbia County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4073.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,7416.00%
High School Graduate13,37729.27%
Some College7,00315.32%
Associates Degree5,78712.66%
Bachelors Degree8,03517.58%
Graduate Degree7,35516.09%
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Columbia County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Columbia County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander666
White40,54637,55514,308
Asian755551233
2+ Races1,1081,080333
Hispanic1,7631,159340
Other Race742357141
Black1,6251,283208
Native American5146

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Columbia County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,770$47,802$34,728
Less Than 9th Grade$26,340$30,718$21,903
High School Graduate$35,759$41,357$25,630
Some College$36,745$48,941$30,042
Bachelors Degree$53,338$54,267$52,752
Graduate Degree$66,403$80,972$55,677

$40,770

Average Earnings

$47,802

Average Male

$34,728

Average Female

Columbia County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Columbia County, New York Language by Age

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Columbia County, New York Language

92.72% of Columbia County, New York residents speak only English, while 7.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Columbia County, New York Language

Columbia County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian1,06629827.95%
Hispanic2,78655920.06%
Black1,87732217.16%
Multiple2,18128613.11%
Native5359.43%
White50,4544,4778.87%
Other218NaN%

10.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.84%

Male Poverty Rate

10.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, New York is Asian, with 27.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, New York is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.27%.

Columbia County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.00%
High School12.50%
Some College7.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%

Columbia County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.03%
Male Unemployed26.60%
Female Employed5.38%
Female Unemployed19.31%

Columbia County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Columbia County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,750$94,581
Families$84,096$109,335
Married Families$100,163$124,386
Non Families$40,253$63,853
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Income by Household Type

Columbia County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Columbia County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Columbia County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Columbia County, New York Marital Status

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3,589

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War299
First Gulf War519
Vietnam1,546
Korea365
World War II137

Columbia County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34126
35 to 54659
55 to 64454
65 to 74995
75+1,355

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4107.63%
Black1216.30%
Native American1019.23%
Asian40.47%
Other Race111.30%
2+ Races332.65%
Hispanic381.95%

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Race

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Education

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4.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, New York Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, New York Employment by Age

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Columbia County, New York Employment by Race

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Columbia County, New York Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.72%

Born in Columbia County, New York

93.39%

Native Born

6.61%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

3.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.39% of Columbia County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 72.72% having been born in New York. 3.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Columbia County, New York Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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